Arts

A Unique Expression of Confidence and Character

Just visit Belmont Day, and you’ll understand: art is alive here. The hallways are filled with evidence of our students being bold, remarkable, and inspiring in the art studio, woodworking studio, music room, and the Palandjian Arts Center. Every year students challenge themselves to grow as artists who appreciate the creative process and share their talents with others.

Sixth grade students attend music, theater arts, art, and woodworking classes throughout the year. Each semester, seventh and eighth students choose from almost three dozen arts electives, including printmaking, a cappella, 3D-modeling, clock building, and devised theater. Every year, the sixth grade class presents a dramatic production on Freedom Night, while seventh and eight graders may choose to participate in a spring musical or play.

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Sixth graders apply sophisticated techniques to create elaborate artworks. Inspiration comes from other artists and classroom curriculum.

Grade 6 Visual Art

Grade 6 Visual Art

Sixth graders apply sophisticated techniques to create elaborate artworks. Inspiration comes from other artists and classroom curriculum.

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Sixth graders explore music theory, diverse musical genres, and a variety of instruments. They compose original songs for the Freedom Night performance connected to the social studies curriculum.

Grade 6 Music

Grade 6 Music

Sixth graders explore music theory, diverse musical genres, and a variety of instruments. They compose original songs for the Freedom Night performance connected to the social studies curriculum.

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Students present original biographical and descriptive speeches. They engage in an improvisational process to develop the Freedom Night program connected to social studies curriculum.

Grade 6 Theater Arts

Grade 6 Theater Arts

Students present original biographical and descriptive speeches. They engage in an improvisational process to develop the Freedom Night program connected to social studies curriculum.

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Students think critically and creatively to test design decisions in a collaborative, group environment.

Woodworking & 21st Century Skills

Woodworking & 21st Century Skills

Students think critically and creatively to test design decisions in a collaborative, group environment.

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Seventh graders choose among nearly 30 arts electives, allowing them to experiment and focus in-depth on topics in music, theater arts, technology, visual art, and woodworking.

Grade 7 Arts

Grade 7 Arts

Seventh graders choose among nearly 30 arts electives, allowing them to experiment and focus in-depth on topics in music, theater arts, technology, visual art, and woodworking.

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Eighth graders choose among nearly 30 arts electives, allowing them to experiment or focus in-depth, based on personal interest. They reflect on their middle school portfolio and curate an artist's statement.

Grade 8 Arts

Grade 8 Arts

Eighth graders choose among nearly 30 arts electives, allowing them to experiment or focus in-depth, based on personal interest. They reflect on their middle school portfolio and curate an artist's statement.

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See some of the exciting work students are creating now.

Arts News

See some of the exciting work students are creating now.

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